Car Rental in Tauranga

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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Cheapest Car Rental Rates

Tauranga Airport
Economy
Suzuki Swift or similar
Suzuki Swift
  • 4
  • 1
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Thrifty
$37.18 / per day
Tauranga Airport
Compact
Toyota Corolla or similar
Toyota Corolla
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Hertz
$44.54 / per day
Tauranga Airport
Intermediate
Hyundai Ioniq or similar
Hyundai Ioniq
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Budget
$57.21 / per day
Tauranga Downtown
Full-size SUV
Mitsubishi Eclipse or similar
Mitsubishi Eclipse
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Ezi Car Rental
$61.08 / per day

Most Popular Car Rental Deals

Tauranga Downtown
Premium SUV
Mitsubishi Outlander or similar
Mitsubishi Outlander
  • 5
  • 3
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Ezi Car Rental
$64.79 / per day
Tauranga Airport
Compact SUV
Kia Niro or similar
Kia Niro
  • 5
  • 3
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Thrifty
$53.09 / per day
Tauranga Airport
Compact
Hyundai i30 or similar
Hyundai i30
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Budget
$54.13 / per day
Tauranga Airport
Compact SUV
Hyundai Kona or similar
Hyundai Kona
  • 5
  • 3
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Budget
$58.03 / per day
The above prices are only approximate and were last updated at 22:26 on 2024-06-14. Prices may vary based on the booking dates, length of rental, and car class.

Travel Information

Languages
English, Samoan
Currency
NZD
Drive on
Left-hand side
Country code
+64
Average car rental price
$54 per day
Average car rental length
4 days
Speed limit within town
30 - 50 km/h or 19 - 31 mph
Speed limit out of town
80 - 100 km/h or 50 - 62 mph
Acceptable limit of BAC
0.05%
Rating
10.0 / 10
Average gasoline price
$1.70 per liter or $6.45 / 1 gallon
Lowest gasoline price
$1.60 per liter or $6.05 / 1 gallon
Highest gasoline price
$1.84 per liter or $6.98 / 1 gallon

One-Way Car Rentals in Tauranga

The most popular one-way rental options for pick up in Tauranga and drop off in another city include:

  • From Tauranga to Auckland - 12 offers from $90.20 per day
  • From Tauranga to Wellington - 6 offers from $90.20 per day

Top 20 Cities near Tauranga

  1. 50.5 km / 31.4 miles
  2. 64.6 km / 40.1 miles
  3. 68.9 km / 42.8 miles
  4. 119.9 km / 74.5 miles
  5. 144.7 km / 89.9 miles
  6. 145.1 km / 90.2 miles
  7. 191.4 km / 118.9 miles
  8. 208.6 km / 129.6 miles
  9. 231 km / 143.5 miles
  10. 266.9 km / 165.8 miles
  11. 299.6 km / 186.2 miles
  12. 336.3 km / 209 miles
  13. 424.3 km / 263.6 miles
  14. 444.3 km / 276.1 miles
  15. 472.1 km / 293.3 miles
  16. 477.9 km / 297 miles
  17. 717.2 km / 445.6 miles
  18. 1,026.9 km / 638.1 miles
  19. 1,043.7 km / 648.5 miles
  20. 1,169 km / 726.4 miles

Map of Car Rental Locations

What is the cheapest month to rent a car in Tauranga?

Car rental prices in Tauranga vary by time of year. This graph shows the average prices per month to help you find the best time of year to rent.
Average rental costs per day in Tauranga
$82.57
January
$70.86
February
$87.01
March
$68.01
April
$34.91
May
$47.16
June
$40.41
July
$30.02
August
$49.93
September
$38.66
October
$43.69
November
$76.17
December
The cheapest month to rent a car in Tauranga is August (when prices average $30.02 per day). This is 46% cheaper than the yearly average and 65% cheaper than renting in March (when prices average $87.01).

This information can help you identify the low season. But these are only average numbers. How much your car rental will cost will depend on the type of vehicle you rent, how long you’ll rent it for, and how far ahead you book. Simply enter your dates in the form at the top of the page to see the exact prices.

What’s the usual rental length in Tauranga?

How long travelers keep their rental cars for varies from month to month: in August, the average renter keeps their car for 7 days, and in February, they keep their car for one day.
Average number of rental days in Tauranga
3
January
1
February
2
March
2
April
4
May
3
June
3
July
7
August
4
September
3
October
6
November
6
December

What's the most popular month to rent a car in Tauranga?

Based on the number of searches by our customers, the most popular month for renting a car in Tauranga is January, and the least popular is August.
Monthly searches in Tauranga by pick-up date relative to the average
303%
January
152%
February
88%
March
25%
April
25%
May
63%
June
25%
July
13%
August
63%
September
101%
October
152%
November
189%
December

Car Rental Information

Car rental locations 3
Airport locations 1
Popular suppliers Ezi Car Rental, Hertz, Avis, Moto, Snap
Popular car categories Small cars, SUVs, Medium cars, Large cars
Lowest price $37 per day
Cheapest supplier Thrifty

Most Popular Car Models of Rental Suppliers

Rental Supplier Model Doors Luggage Type
Ezi Car Rental Toyota Yaris Cross 5 2 Small cars
Ezi Car Rental Toyota Corolla 5 1 Medium cars
Ezi Car Rental Mitsubishi Eclipse 5 2 SUVs
Ezi Car Rental Toyota Yaris Cross 4 2 Small cars
Ezi Car Rental Haval Jolion 5 2 Large cars
Hertz Suzuki Swift 4 2 Small cars
Ezi Car Rental Toyota C-HR 4 2 SUVs
Ezi Car Rental Mitsubishi Outlander 5 3 SUVs
Moto Toyota Yaris Cross 4 2 Small cars
Avis Toyota Corolla 4 2 Medium cars

FAQ

Do I need an International Driving Permit?
If your driver's license is in English, you won't need and International Driving Permit (IDP). If your driver's license is in any other language, you will need one..
Will coverage be included with my rental?
All cars in New Zealand have a Collision Damage Waiver (CDW) and third-party liability insurance included. As you'll still be liable for the excess, we highly recommend purchasing our Full Coverage for complete peace of mind.
How old do I have to be to rent a car in Tauranga?
You have to be at least 18 years old to rent a car in New Zealand. You'll likely be charged a Young Driver Fee if you're under 25, though.
How old do I need to be to rent a car in Tauranga?
You need to be at least 18 years old to rent a car in Tauranga

Our Customers' Reviews

Because we want to make sure each review listed here is left by a real customer, we don’t have an option to post a review here. Instead, we ask each and every customer to leave a review after they return their rental car. This way, you know that all reviews are authentic, verified, and trustworthy.

New Zealand
Toyota Corolla
January 28, 2024
We drove to Rotorua from Tauranga, lots of fun at the gondola and luge, visited hot springs, drove through kiwi fruit farming region and a beautiful gorge.
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Car Rental Statistics

Highest rated company
Ezi Car Rental
8.6 / 10
)
Lowest rated company
Avis
7.9 / 10
)
Total number of reviews
1
Total rental companies
5
Average daily price
$53.76
Lowest daily price
$37.18
Total cars available
38

Top 5 Suppliers in Tauranga in 2024

Ezi Car Rental
Ezi Car Rental
Very good 8.6 / 11 reviews
2 locations
$61 - $71
Thrifty
Thrifty
Very good 8.3 / 2 reviews
3 locations
$37 - $143
Hertz
Hertz
Very good 8.2 / 3 reviews
2 locations
$41 - $159
Budget
Budget
Very good 8.2 / 1 review
1 location
$54 - $58
Avis
Avis
Good 7.9 / 1 review
1 location
$58 - $80
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